About 13 years ago, my wife was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. The fresh diagnosis, procedures, doctors, bills…reality. It flipped things around in our lives quite a bit.

Around the same time, I bumped into Denny Parsons. He was also having his life flipped around quite a bit - he had just been diagnosed with ALS. In ALS, he was facing an unimaginably difficult road ahead, and he asked that I photograph him as a favor, to make sure his story lived on.

It wasn’t long before I realized that the favor was actually for me. No matter what ALS threw at him, or rather took from him, he was there to talk, laugh, listen, or, perhaps most precious of all, provide the perspective that only a person in his position could give.

I’ve been missing Denny. These photos don’t get shared enough. So I’m rooting around to piece them together again. This is only a portion of them…

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